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LP (Item 617219) Arhoolie, 1960 — Condition: New Copy
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Classic folk blues from Big Joe Williams – an artist who was really getting his due with 60s sessions like this! The album's a rare gem from the early years of Arhoolie – and is a great illustration of the way the label was sensitive to musicians like Williams – and really let them do their thing at a level that's kept the music feeling timeless for years. Material was recorded in California, and Joe's great vocals are backed by his own inventive work on nine string guitar! Titles include "I Want My Crown", "Mean Stepfather", "Shake Your Boogie", "Vitamin A Blues", "So Glad", and "Forty Four Blues". (Super-heavy pressing – just like an original – and with a bonus download card too!)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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